Definition of technicality
1 : something technical; especially : a detail meaningful only to a specialist <a legal technicality>
2 : the quality or state of being technical
Examples of technicality in a sentence
These cases were dropped because of legal technicalities.
First Known Use of technicality
TECHNICALITY Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of technicality for English Language Learners
: a small detail in a rule, law, etc., and especially one that forces an unwanted or unexpected result
: something that is understood by experts but usually not by other people
TECHNICALITY Defined for Kids
Definition of technicality for Students
: something that is understood only by a person with special training <a legal technicality>
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